M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
GOOD GEORGE II IRISH MARROW SCOOP
Maker's Mark Rubbed,
Probably Henry Jago (HJ beneath a crown)
Of heavy gauge silver, the usual double ended scoop
with a "reverse scoop" to the smaller end,
both bowls being quite broad;
the shaft engraved C*S below the marks
Henry Jago, registered his mark in Dublin 1740,
see Jackson's Revised , 2009, p. 634,
(initials with crown above),
where he is listed with harp and Hibernia, but no date mark.
However some works could also precede the 1740 entry.
Jago was born in 1693 and lived in Dublin.
He married Sarah (b. 1691)
who bore them one daughter, Sarah (1732-94).
Sarah married Samuel Guiness (b.1727), a gold beater in Dublin, on August 6, 1753.
They had two sons and a daughter.
Condition : Excellent; wonderful weight and feel;
maker's mark rubbed, other marks slightly rubbed but very legible
8.5" Long / 2.1 oz.
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